Flood­ing toll: 701 dead, bil­lions in dam­age

Austin American-Statesman - - WEDNESDAY BRIEFING -

BEI­JING — Flood­ing this year has killed 701 peo­ple, left 347 missing, de­stroyed 645,000 houses and caused tens of bil­lions of dol­lars in dam­age, said Liu Ning, gen­eral sec­re­tary of China’s flood pre­ven­tion agency. Liu said that flood­ing has oc­curred this year across three-quar­ters of China’s prov­inces.

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